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Robert E. O'Connor

Robert E. O'Connor



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Cast (feature film)

Bloody Sunday (2002) as Willie Mckinney
A depiction of the events of the infamous bloody massacre which took place on Sunday, January 30, 1972 when twenty-seven civilians were gunned down by the British Army in the streets of Northern Ireland. The story revolves around two young men who are caught up in the cross fire. One is an idealisti
Birth of Language, The (1986) as Actor
Watch the Birdie (1951) as Policeman
A photographer falls for a rich girl and gets mixed up with crooks.
Sunset Blvd. (1950) as Old policeman
A failed screenwriter falls into a mercenary romance with a faded silent-film star.
Easter Parade (1948) as Cop
When his partner leaves him, a vaudeville star trains an untried performer to take her place, finding love in the process.
High Wall (1948) as Joe, the gatekeeper
Psychiatry provides the key to proving a veteran flyer innocent of his wife''s murder.
Alias a Gentleman (1948) as Doorman
An aging convict tries to keep his daughter from following in his footsteps.
B. F.'s Daughter (1948) as Conductor
A professor doesn't know his wife is an heiress.
The Bride Goes Wild (1948) as Conductor
A womanizing author of children's books borrows a son to woo his illustrator.
Tenth Avenue Angel (1948) as O'Callan
A child of the tenements helps an ex-con find a new life.
The Romance of Rosy Ridge (1947) as Grey pants Southerner
A farmer's daughter falls in love with a man who fought against her family in the Civil War.
Honeymoon (1947) as Gardner
A teen bride eloping to Mexico suddenly falls for an older man.
Merton of the Movies (1947) as Mac
A star-struck hick goes to Hollywood to become a star.
Living in a Big Way (1947) as Bailiff
A returning GI and his war bride finally get to know each other and don't really like what they see.
Till the Clouds Roll By (1947) as Clerk
True story of composer Jerome Kern's rise to the top on Broadway and in Hollywood.
High Barbaree (1947) as Station master
A downed pilot looks back on his life as he awaits rescue in the South Pacific.
The Hucksters (1947) as Doorman
A war veteran fights for honesty in the advertising game.
The Unfinished Dance (1947) as Mr. Brown, an engineer
A young dance student accidentally cripples a teacher she doesn't like.
The Mighty McGurk (1947) as Bartender
A punch-drunk prizefighter living on the Bowery takes in an orphaned boy.
Courage of Lassie (1946) as Deputy
A young girl tries to rehabilitate the famous collie after his return from combat service in World War II.
The Hoodlum Saint (1946) as Conductor/Precinct sergeant
After finding religion, a cynical newspaperman tries to help young hoods.
The Harvey Girls (1946) as Conductor
Straitlaced waitresses battle saloon girls to win the West for domesticity.
Easy to Wed (1946) as Taxi driver
In this remake of Libeled Lady, a tough newspaper editor hires a gigolo to compromise a woman suing his paper for libel.
Undercurrent (1946) as Station master
A sheltered woman realizes that either her husband or his mysterious brother is a psychopath.
Adventure (1946) as Man in cantina
A rough-living sailor has trouble adjusting to domestic life when he marries a librarian.
Up Goes Maisie (1946) as Guard
A showgirl working for an inventor battles crooks out to steal his ideas.
The Show-Off (1946) as Motorman
A man''''s loud-mouthed bumbling almost ruins his new wife''''s family.
A Letter for Evie (1946) as Mr. Clancy
A timid soldier sends his buddy's picture to a romantic pen pal.
Boys' Ranch (1946) as Druggist
A ball player creates a ranch for troubled kids from the city.
Three Wise Fools (1946) as Chief of police
An orphan girl melts the hearts of three crusty old men.
Main Street After Dark (1945) as Policeman
A police clean-up campaign could put a family of pickpockets out of work.
Bud Abbott and Lou Costello in Hollywood (1945) as Studio cop
A pair of wacky lackeys try to take Tinseltown by storm.
They Were Expendable (1945) as Bartender at the Silver Dollar
A Navy commander fights to prove the battle-worthiness of the PT boat at the start of World War II.
Nothing But Trouble (1945) as Mulligan
A pair of dimwits get jobs as servants to a boy king whose life is in danger.
Music for Millions (1945) as Policeman
A pregnant musician awaits her husband's return from World War II.
The Thin Man Goes Home (1945) as Baggage man
On a trip to visit his parents, detective Nick Charles gets mixed up in a murder investigation.
Thrill of a Romance (1945) as Mr. Vemmering
A soldier returning from World War II finds love with a lady swimmer.
Anchors Aweigh (1945) as Cop
A pair of sailors on leave try to help a movie extra become a singing star.
Lost Angel (1944) as Policeman
A girl raised to be a genius gets lost and discovers the simple pleasure of life.
Barbary Coast Gent (1944) as Joe, bartender
A bandit from the gold fields moves to San Francisco and tries to go straight.
An American Romance (1944) as Irish foreman
A European immigrant becomes a master of industry but almost loses his family.
Gentle Annie (1944) as Childers
A frontierswoman turns her family into a band of bank robbers.
Meet Me in St. Louis (1944) as Motorman
Young love and childish fears highlight a year in the life of a turn-of-the-century family.
Broadway Rhythm (1944) as Stage manager
A retired vaudevillian clashes with his producer son.
Meet the People (1944) as Attendant
A fading stage star tries to revive her career by taking a job in a shipyard.
Rationing (1944) as Sheriff McGuinness
A small-town butcher has problems coping with meat rationing.
Swing Shift Maisie (1943) as Proprietor
A brassy showgirl signs on to help the war effort as a factory worker.
Dr. Gillespie's Criminal Case (1943) as Samson
A wheelchair-bound doctor tries to prove a convicted killer's innocence.
Air Raid Wardens (1943) as Charlie Beaugart
A pair of bumblers stumble upon Nazi spies on the home front.
Best Foot Forward (1943) as Conductor
A movie star wreaks havoc when she accepts an invitation to a military academy dance.
The Human Comedy (1943) as Bartender
A small-town telegraph boy deals with the strains of growing up during World War II.
Young Ideas (1943) as Conductor
A widow's grown children try to break up her romance with a college professor.
Harrigan's Kid (1943) as Capt. Murphy
A disgraced jockey teaches a boy to ride and cheat.
Whistling in Brooklyn (1943) as Detective Finnigan
A radio sleuth infiltrates the Brooklyn Dodgers to solve a murder.
Grand Central Murder (1942) as Policeman
A detective investigates an actress's murder in a train car.
Andy Hardy's Double Life (1942) as Conductor
A new college student lets romance get in the way of his studies.
Jackass Mail (1942) as Peter Lawson
A horse thief marries for profit, but doesn't reckon with his wife's determination to reform him.
Tish (1942) as Game warden
Three small-town spinsters adopt a baby.
Tennessee Johnson (1942) as Robinson
Biography of Andrew Johnson, who followed Abraham Lincoln into office and became the first U.S. president ever to be impeached.
Maisie Gets Her Man (1942) as Stage manager
A Brooklyn showgirl launches a stage act with a hick comic.
The Omaha Trail (1942) as Owner
The coming of the railroad to the West triggers an Indian war.
Pierre of the Plains (1942) as Magistrate Lowry
A French-Canadian trapper''''s adventures jeopardize his romance with an innkeeper.
Tight Shoes (1941) as ["Honest John"] Beebe
Road to Singapore (1940) as Immigration officer
A runaway tycoon and his sailor buddy try to con their way through the South Seas.
Double Alibi (1940) as Patrolman Delaney
The Lone Wolf Strikes (1940) as House detective
A reformed jewel thief helps an heiress retrieve a stolen necklace.
Hot Steel (1940) as [Police] Inspector
A Fugitive from Justice (1940) as Murphy
An insurance investigator gets caught between cops and crooks when he hides the beneficiary of a million-dollar policy.
Made for Each Other (1939) as Elevator starter
A couple struggle to find happiness after a whirlwind courtship.
You Can't Get Away with Murder (1939) as First detective
A young tough takes the rap for a hardened gangster.
Sergeant Madden (1939) as Captain Crane
A police officer's son joins the force but goes bad.
Streets of New York (1939) as Burke
Jimmy, an idealistic and hard-working young man, has just arrived in New York City with dreams of making his fortune. Along the way he faces numerous obstacles, opportunities and temptations, but through it all, he considers the actions of his hero, Abraham Lincoln, for guidance. Will Jimmy see his dreams come true, or will he be another of the countless hopefuls chewed up and spit out by New York's mean streets?
Trapped by G-Men (1937) as Jim Withers
Girl Overboard (1937) as Sergeant Hatton
The Crime Nobody Saw (1937) as Tim Harrigan
The Frame-Up (1937) as Larry Mann
Sing Me a Love Song (1937) as Detective
A playboy turns over a new leaf and starts from the bottom of the family business.
Her Husband Lies (1937) as Bartender
We Who Are About to Die (1937) as Mitchell
A San Quentin inmate''s death row conviction is reversed.
When You're in Love (1937) as Assistant immigration officer
An Australian opera singer hires a husband so she can work in the U.S.
Boy of the Streets (1937) as Rourke
A tough street kid tries to use gang violence to break into corrupt city politics.
Super-Sleuth (1937) as Casey
A movie detective gets carried away with his role and starts trying to solve real-life crimes.
Wells Fargo (1937) as Sea captain
An employee of an express shipping service helps to provide people with the supplies they need.
Kelly the Second (1936) as Policeman
A feisty Irish woman turns a truck driver into a championship boxer.
It Had to Happen (1936) as Policeman
A poor boy (Raft) rises to power in politics. When the banker (Dinehart) husband of his secret love (Russell) takes money and flees the country, he replaces the lost amount and becomes implicated in the crime.
Little Lord Fauntleroy (1936) as [Brooklyn] policeman
An American orphan discovers he is heir to a British title.
Sinner Take All (1936) as Greenwood
Members of a wealthy family are murdered one-by-one.
Star of Midnight (1935) as Sergeant Cleary
A New York lawyer tries to track down a kidnapped actress.
Stolen Harmony (1935) as Warden Clark
Band leader Jack Conrad is impressed by prison inmate Ray Ferrera on saxophone. Conrad hires Ray to join his band and tour upon his release. Ray hooks up with Jean, a dancer in the show, and the two become a successful dance act. However, when an ex-inmate buddy of Ray's robs the tour bus, Ray is suspected of wrongdoing by Jack and the others in the group. After a gang of thugs hijacks the tour bus, Ray tries to use his street smarts to redeem his reputation.
Princess O'Hara (1935) as Gillicudy
Let 'Em Have It (1935) as Police captain
We follow the training and adventures of a team of young federal anti-gangster agents, Mal Stevens, Van Rensseler, and Tex Logan. After foiling a kidnap attempt on socialite Eleanor Spencer (an old flame of Van's), Mal falls for her; but they're at odds over her belief in the innocence of her chauffeur Joe Keefer (whom Mal knows was involved) and her young brother Buddy's desire to join the federal agents. This conflict climaxes with the pursuit of an Ohio bank-robbing gang.
Diamond Jim (1935) as Brady's father
A Night at the Opera (1935) as Henderson
Three zanies turn an operatic performance into chaos in their efforts to promote their protege''s romance with the leading lady.
The Lone Wolf Returns (1935) as Benson
The Whole Town's Talking (1935) as Police lieutenant
A gangster hides from the law by trading places with a mild-mannered double.
Waterfront Lady (1935) as Police lieutenant
When a young man is befriended by a gambling ship operator and made a partner in the business, he becomes involved in a police manhunt after he covers up a murder committed by his new partner.
Coronado (1935) as Officer
White Lies (1934) as Captain McHenry
A Wicked Woman (1934) as Dugan
A woman kills her drunken husband to defend her children.
Return of the Terror (1934) as Inspector Bradley
The Big Shakedown (1934) as Regan
A racketeer breaks into black-market medicine.
The Mysterious Mr. Wong (1934) as McGillicuddy
A Chinese warlord tracks twelve mysterious coins to the U.S.
Bottoms Up (1934) as Detective Rooney
Promoter Smoothe King helps a pair of phonies con their way into a movie company. As Wanda heads toward stardom, she turns more and more from King toward the matinee idol. King must decide between his plans and her happiness.
Penthouse (1933) as [Lieutenant] Stevens
The mob frames a lawyer for murder, so he enlists a call girl's help in finding the real killer.
Lady for a Day (1933) as Inspector [MacCreary]
A gangster helps an old apple-vendor pose as a society woman to fool her visiting daughter.
Don't Bet on Love (1933) as Edward Shelton
Frisco Jenny (1933) as [Jim] Sandoval
A district attorney prosecutes his own mother for murder.
Midnight Mary (1933) as Cop [Charlie]
An abused orphan sinks into a life of crime.
The Big Brain (1933) as Detective
The Great Jasper (1933) as Kelly
Early in the century, high-spirited Irishman, Jasper Horn, drives a horse-drawn New York streetcar. But the electric era is beginning, so what's wrong with celebrating by having a drink while he's driving the tram? If it's only beer? Jasper and his wife, the teetotal daughter of a preacher, have a baby boy. His employer's beautiful wife finds herself attracted to the smartly-dressed son of Erin. A decade passes. The boss learns of the paternity of his son and fires Jasper. He leaves his wife and goes to Atlantic City where he finds success as a fez-wearing boardwalk fortune teller, the Great Jasper. Fifteen years pass. One of Jasper's sons has inherited his father's wicked ways...
Picture Snatcher (1933) as Lieutenant Casey Nolan
An ex-con brings his crooked ways to a job as a news photographer.
American Madness (1932) as Inspector
A banker fights to keep his independence and protect his customers.
The Dark Horse (1932) as Sheriff
A political machine backs a dimwitted candidate for governor.
Arm of the Law (1932) as Chief of detectives
Two Kinds of Women (1932) as Tim Gohagen
Night World (1932) as The policeman
"Happy" MacDonald and his unfaithful wife own a Prohibition era night club. On this eventful night, he is threatened by bootleggers, and the club's star dancer falls in love with a young socialite who drinks to forget a personal tragedy, among other incidents.
The Kid from Spain (1932) as Crawford
An innocent man accused of robbing banks masquerades as a bullfighter to escape the police.
The Big Timer (1932) as Dan Wilson
A young boxer fights prejudice to work with a female manager.
Blonde Venus (1932) as [Dan] O'Connor
A nightclub singer gives in to a rich playboy to finance her husband''''s medical treatment.
The Single Sin (1931) as Detective
Three Who Loved (1931) as Tom Rooney
A bank teller''''s love life falls apart when he''''s accused of embezzling.
Fanny Foley Herself (1931) as Burns
Reckless Living (1931) as Ryan
Public Defender (1931) as
A bank failure could land one of its executives in jail.
In the Next Room (1930) as Tim Morel
The Big Fight (1930) as Detective
Shooting Straight (1930) as Hagen
A gambler accidentally commits murder and hides under the guise of a clergyman.
Our Blushing Brides (1930) as The detective
Three roommates try to land rich husbands.
The Big House (1930) as [Sgt.] Donlin
An attempted prison break leads to a riot.
Man to Man (1930) as Sheriff
A young man attempts to overcome the memory of his father, who was sent to jail for committing a murder.
Paid (1930) as Cassidy
A young innocent plots revenge after being sent to prison unjustly.
Framed (1930) as Sergeant Schultze
A nightclub hostess seeks revenge against a police inspector, yet falls in love with his son.
Alias French Gertie (1930) as Kelcey
A female thief poses as a maid to bilk her high-society employers.
Up the River (1930) as Guard
Two convicts break out to help an ex-con friend stay straight.
The Isle of Lost Ships (1929) as Jackson
Smiling Irish Eyes (1929) as Sir Timothy Tyrone
Freedom of the Press (1928) as Boss Maloney
Four Walls (1928) as Sullivan
A reformed gang member gets drawn back to his old gang and girl.
The Singing Fool (1928) as Cafe owner
A singing star tries to recover from heartbreak when his wife deserts him and takes away his beloved son.
The Noose (1928) as Jim Conley
Dressed To Kill (1928) as Detective Gilroy
Tin Gods (1926) as Second foreman

Writer (feature film)

Buffalo Soldiers (2001) as Source Material (From Novel:"Buffalo Soldiers")
It's 1989. The Berlin Wall is about to fall; but outside of Stuttgart, West Germany, at the Theodore Roosevelt Army Base, Specialist Ray Elwood of the 317th Supply Battalion is about to find his own cold war turn white hot. Elwood's a loveable rogue, a conscript who's managed to turn his military se

Producer (feature film)

Milk and Money (1996) as Executive Producer
A young man drops out of medical school to find himself, but instead ends up in a series of improbable situations with outrageous women.
Bram Stoker's Dracula (1992) as Executive Producer
Based on the Victorian horror novel written by Bram Stoker in 1897, about the vampire Dracula, who is on a quest to be eternally reunited with the one woman he ever loved. Dracula travels from Transylvania to London to find the young woman who is the double image of the love he lost centuries earlier.

Producer (special)

Day to Day (1987) as Executive Producer
A pilot about three very different sisters, with contrasting lifestyles, who share an unshakeable family bond.

Producer (TV Mini-Series)

Intruders (1992) as Executive Producer
A two-part miniseries based on purportedly true cases. A hospital psychiatrist is drawn into the world of UFO abductions when he tries to help two women unravel the mysteries surrounding harrowing events in their lives.
Jack the Ripper Part 1 (1988) as Executive Producer
A two-part miniseries focusing on the infamous Jack the Ripper, who killed five prostitutes in 1888 and was never captured.
Jack the Ripper Part 2 (1988) as Executive Producer
A two-part miniseries focusing on the infamous Jack the Ripper, who killed five prostitutes in 1888 and was never captured.

Producer (TV Mini-Series)

Elvis Meets Nixon (1997) as Executive Producer
Telefilm based on the true story of the weekend in December 1970 when Elvis Presley decided to leave Graceland and meet with President Nixon. For superstar performer Elvis Presley, the all-consuming need-of-the-moment is a change of pace, so he sneaks away from his bodyguards and heads for Washingto
Holiday Affair (1996) as Executive Producer
Remake of the 1949 feature film "Holiday Affair," starring Robert Mitchum and Janet Leigh. A young widow with a young son is courted by two very different men, a humdrum lawyer and a spirited carpenter.
Different Kind of Christmas, A (1996) as Executive Producer
A scrooge-like attorney finds her lost Christmas spirit when a troublesome santa turns out to be her long-lost father.
Dangerous Affair, A (1995) as Executive Producer
After the police and a private detective prove ineffective, a successful career woman makes a stand against her obsessive ex-boyfriend.
Strapped (1993) as Executive Producer
Diquan Mitchell, an 18-year-old inner-city youth, sells guns on the street and information to the police in order to help his girlfriend Latisha, who is pregnant with his child, get out of jail.
Criminal Justice (1990) as Executive Producer
An ex-con is accused of the robbery and assault of a crack-addicted prostitute. Shows how the case is developed and prosecuted from the viewpoint of the defendant as well as the defense and prosecution.
Lady Forgets, The (1989) as Executive Producer
An amnesia victim returns home to find two years mysteriously missing from her life and that she is the prime suspect in a murder she cannot recall. Confused and dismayed by her family's rejection, Rebecca Simms searches to unravel the mystery. A haunting dream begins to reveal clues about her life
Nitti: The Enforcer (1988) as Executive Producer
Based upon the true story of Frank Nitti, the man who, with Al Capone, ruled Chicago and became the boss after Capone was sent to Alcatraz.
Tricks of the Trade (1988) as Executive Producer
Two women are involved with a man who is murdered -- his pampered wife and a prostitute with whom he has been having a passionate affair. When they become targets themselves, they join forces to uncover the murdered man's obvious double life and find his killer.
Shootdown (1988) as Executive Producer
A mother desperately searches for the truth surrounding her son's tragic death in the Soviet downing of Korean Airlines Flight 007.
In Self Defense (1987) as Executive Producer
A woman identifies a murderer in a police line-up and then faces a reign of terror when the killer is freed by the court on grounds of insufficient evidence. The woman's life, including her career as a therapist for disturbed children, begins to fall apart, until she bolsters her confidence with the

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